January 22, 2022

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CDC Says “Avoid Cruising,” Travel Industry Reacts Strongly

The U.S. | On Thursday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) raised its Cruise Travel Health Notice (THN) to a Level 4 -- telling consumers to avoid cruising, even if they've been vaccinated. Travel industry reaction was swift, poi...

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The U.S. | On Thursday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) raised its Cruise Travel Health Notice (THN) to a Level 4 -- telling consumers to avoid cruising, even if they've been vaccinated. Travel industry reaction was swift, pointed and overwhelmingly negative. Leaders stress that the cruise industry has stronger health/safety protocols than those on land and that COVID-19 cases on ships still remain far less percentagewise than what's being experienced in the U.S. on land.